For review: PEP 308 - If-then-else expression
Erik Max Francis
max at alcyone.com
Sat Feb 8 06:19:38 CET 2003
Andrew Koenig wrote:
> Exactly the same argument applies to lambda expressions and list
And practically every language feature that's been added since the
earliest version. Most languages can be boiled down to a tiny subset of
their basic control structures that are exactly as expressive (in the
Turing-complete sort of meaning) as the original, but that hardly means
that the extra syntaxes (such as the for control structure in Python;
you can write than in terms of a while) are mere syntactical sugar.
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